The Existing Industry Committee of the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) held it’s inaugural Industry Appreciation Fish Fry on Thursday, August 22nd at Panther Creek Commerce Center Pavilion. The event, honoring local industry, provided an opportunity to say “thank you” to industry leaders for their many contributions to the community throughout the year, as well provided a venue for 100 registered attendees to visit with other manufacturers, industry representatives and elected and appointed officials that represent Madison County, MS.
Sponsors for the event included:
- Mississippi Manufacturers Association
- Montgomery Family Clinic
- Madison County Business League
- Holmes Community College
- Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
- Mississippi Development Authority
Registered attendees for the event included representatives from the following businesses:
State of Mississippi, Madison County Board of Supervisors, Mississippi Development Authority, Mississippi Manufacturers Association, MCEDA Board of Directors, MCBL Board of Directors, Holmes Community College, Entergy Mississippi, Inc., The Walker Companies, M-Tek, Faurecia, Systems Electro Coating, Nissan North America, Steel Technologies, Taylor Industries, LLC, TempStaff, Topre America Corporation, Holmes Community College, Tulane University, Integrated Management Services, PA, Madison County WIN Job Center, WWL Vehicle Service America, CBRE, Yates Services, CenterPoint Energy, Electro National Corporation, Canton Municipal Utilities, Minact Logistical Services, MMC Materials, Inc., Montgomery Family Clinic, Parker Hannifin Corporation, County Court of Madison, C-Spire Fiber, City of Madison, City of Ridgeland, CAVS Extension (MSU), Butler Snow, Brunini Law Firm, BancorpSouth as well as other.
Existing Industry Committee Members Include:
- Drew Troxler, Mississippi Development Authority
- Shannon Hood, Mississippi Manufacturers Association
- John Wesley, Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
- Mike Blankenship, Holmes Community College-Workforce Development
- Lenita Knight, MCEDA
- Danielle Winningham, MCEDA